Five women have won this year’s Canadian Authors Association literary awards, which honours excellent writing with popular appeal. The winners were announced at a gala in Toronto on June 24.
Alissa York, The Naturalist (Random House Canada)
Johanna Skibsrud, The Description of the World (Wolsak & Wynn)
Charlotte Gray, The Promise of Canada: 150 Years – People and Ideas That Have Shaped Our Country (Simon & Schuster Canada)
Emerging Writer Award ($500)
Fred Kerner Book Award
Margo Wheaton, The Unlit Path Behind the House (McGill-Queen’s University Press)